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Essential Prescribing by Razan Nour

Essential Prescribing - Ebook

- Systems-based guide to the most common drugs in medicine

About Essential Prescribing

Essential Prescribing provides medical students with an easy-to-follow overview ofthe drugs they are most likely to encounter at medical school and as they starttheir medical careers. The book benefits from the same landscape format and approach as Scion'sbestselling Essential Examination. Each class of drug is detailed using a common tabular format, based on thefollowing sections:Examples Mode of Action Routes of DeliveryIndications, Cautions and Contraindications InteractionsMonitoring Side-effects Patient counselling This consistent approach helps the reader quickly find the pertinent information forthe common drugs and situations they are likely to come across, so they canbecome confident of prescribing the correct drugs for the patient inappropriate doses. The book also features a questions and answer section at the end of the book for the reader toassess their knowledge. All medical students andfoundation doctors now have to prove their prescribing competence by taking the Prescribing Safety Assessment (PSA).Essential Prescribing not only arms the reader with the keyknowledge for the PSA, but also provides them with the core prescribingknowledge they will need as their medical careers progress.

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  • Language:
  • English
  • ISBN:
  • 9781911510659
  • Protection:
  • DRM
  • Published:
  • April 15, 2018
  • £19.49
  • Immediately by email
Description of Essential Prescribing
Essential Prescribing provides medical students with an easy-to-follow overview ofthe drugs they are most likely to encounter at medical school and as they starttheir medical careers. The book benefits from the same landscape format and approach as Scion'sbestselling Essential Examination. Each class of drug is detailed using a common tabular format, based on thefollowing sections:Examples Mode of Action Routes of DeliveryIndications, Cautions and Contraindications InteractionsMonitoring Side-effects Patient counselling This consistent approach helps the reader quickly find the pertinent information forthe common drugs and situations they are likely to come across, so they canbecome confident of prescribing the correct drugs for the patient inappropriate doses. The book also features a questions and answer section at the end of the book for the reader toassess their knowledge. All medical students andfoundation doctors now have to prove their prescribing competence by taking the Prescribing Safety Assessment (PSA).Essential Prescribing not only arms the reader with the keyknowledge for the PSA, but also provides them with the core prescribingknowledge they will need as their medical careers progress.
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